FWA Members
                                            CODING BOOKS

These books are available to Florida Wellcare Alliance members at discounted prices directly from   
MAG Mutual. C, contact Ulanda Harvin at MAG Mutual Customer Care at 800 253-4945, ext 5476 or email
uharvin@magmutual.com. To place an order online visit www.coderscentral.com.                            
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CONTACT OUR MALPRACTICE INSURANCE AGENT
Call Angel Rosado at OROS Risk Solutions toll-free at 866 596-3859.
Email: arosado@orosrisk.com
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ADVANTAGE TRUST

Advantage Trust Group Purchasing Organization offers small facilities outside of a hospital setting
both the leverage and benefits of pricing and terms that large hospitals enjoy. It communicates the
information through a user friendly portal, so staff can access the discounts and contact information
in a way that’s most relevant to them.  In addition to practice discounts, there are employee discounts.
The Employee discount allows the physician practices to offer employees an additional benefit.    

To sign up, go to the link below and be sure to click on the Florida Wellcare Alliance when prompted.
Disregard “owned or managed by”.

Advantage Trust link      




                                         
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                     WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE PROGRAM

The State of Florida mandates that all businesses with more than 3 employees provide an insurance
policy to pay for medical treatment and salary benefits of injured workers. If you have fewer than 3
employees you are still liable for the benefits of it, so it is beneficial that everyone purchase the
insurance. Unlike other types of insurance where you get to choose the ultimate cost via limits,
covered events, deductibles, or by shopping insurers, Workers Compensation Insurance benefits   and
rates are set by the State Legislature and the Division of Workers’ Compensation Department    
of Financial Services. Therefore, you will pay exactly the same base price for this coverage no          
matter what insurance company you choose.                                                                                                

The only thing that distinguishes one company from the next is dividend programs (the ability to get
premium back for good claims experience). The problem is that the vast majority of medical groups   
are too small to quality for a dividend program. The solution is the new workers compensation
insurance program established for the FWA members. By grouping each FWA member into one single
group, each medical practice is eligible to participate in a dividend program based on the group’s
overall performance and combined loss ratios.

This program is being underwritten by OptaComp, the workers’compensation affiliate of Blue Cross and
Blue Shield of Florida. OptaComp is rated “A” (excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Most FWA practices
will go from the ability to get NO money back, to the potential to get up to 24.8% of their premiums back
with the FWA group as a whole if the claims experience is good.  

Contact Jonathan Katz at OROS Risk Solutions to request a quote from the special FWA Workers
Compensation Insurance program.  Call toll free: 866 596-3859

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FWA Calendar


August 10, 2017                        Third payment for Malpractice Insurance due at the FWA office
October 19, 2017   6:30 PM       Membership meeting & dinner at Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club
November 16, 2017                    Final payment for Malpractice Insurance due at the FWA office

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                        PHYSICIAN OFFICE SITE ASSESSMENTS
One of the tools available to all FWA members as MAG Mutual policyholders is a Site-Assessment.  An
assessment is an office practice risk assessment and review of key office systems that can impact the
physicians’ and organizations’ professional liability exposures. The assessment takes an average of 3-4
hours spent with the office manager reviewing medical records and various practice procedures and
policies.  The visit covers tracking and follow-up of orders, referrals and correspondence; medical
record documentation; communication and emergency medical event preparedness.  Following the
visit a written report is provided to the physician with recommendations, if indicated, to improve patient
safety and decrease the risk of a lawsuit and maximize defensibility of any subsequent lawsuits.  An
Educational Resource and Survey Supplement will also be provided to assist the practice.  The practice
will also be made aware of additional resources available for their use such as on-line tools, handbook,
forms, learning modules and more.  A follow-up visit is usually scheduled for 3-4 months following the
initial assessment to discuss the findings and any changes that were made by the practice as a result of
the initial visit.  A MAG Mutual representative is always available to work with each office, should that be
desired, as the recommendations are implemented.  
Site Assessments do not have a negative impact on your premiums or relationship with MAG Mutual.  If
you would like to set up a Site-Assessment for your office or if you have had a Site-Assessment in the
past and would like your office re-evaluated, contact Shannon McCormick at 407 370-3913.
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MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL

We have negotiated a discounted rate with Southeast Bio-Solutions for Medical Waste Disposal. Located in, and owned
and operated by North Central Florida residents, they offer a straightforward contract with no long-term commitment,
hidden fees of fuel surcharge.
Southeast Bio-Solutions provides the bio-waste bag and box. Based on a 35 pound cardboard box, they are offering a
15% discount off the regular price of $40, thereby cosing $34 per box to Florida Wellcare Alliance members located in
Citrus County. In addition, once the FWA total contracted offices reaches 15 member sites, they will further discount
their fee to 20%, costing $32 per box.

Please contact Southeast Bio-Solutions with any questions:
website: http://sebiosolutions.com/
Email: PEvans@DrsMgmt.com (Phil Evans)
352 373-9140 Ext 125 or 352 642-1242

Southeast Bio-Solutions
2631-A NW 41st Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
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      Hill’s Shred Express    AAA N.A.I.D. Certified
1209 NW 4th Ave. Ocala, FL 34475
  866 629-1185        Please visit  www.hillsshredexpress to view certifications and more.

  Confidential Document Destruction prices:

  On site services:
  Purges: $4.25 per cu ft. with a min. of $85.00.
 On going service: $35.00 per console per service shred.
 Discount over 100 cu ft: $3.00 per cu ft purge

  Off site services:
  Purges: $3.00 per cu ft. with a min. of $60.00
 On going service: $25.00 per console per pick up shred.
 Discount over 100 cu ft: $2.00 per cu ft purge

  Bio Waste: 30 Gal plastic box $30.00 per month p/u

  Hard Drive Destruction:
  $5.00 per hard drive with a min. $30.00
 No charge for Electronic equipment removal.
  Document Scanning quotes available on request.  
 We do not require a contract. No hidden fees such as Fuel surge, set up, or out of schedule fees.
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